Curtis began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 1991 after graduating from the University of Kansas with a degree in Journalism. As a Certified Financial Planner™ professional, Curtis’ mission is to help superstars create bigger futures.

Curtis has written three books, to date, that articulate best what he cares about most:

Your Life by Design

Your Life by Design
A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Bigger Future

Family First

Family First
9 Strategies for the Successful Family Man

Smart Money

Smart Money
8 Strategies for Financial Security, Success and Significance

Actively involved in his church, the Bel Air Presbyterian Church, Curtis also serves with the International Justice Mission, the National Center for Fathering, a trustee for Spokane’s Whitworth University and an advisor to Pacifica Christian High School.

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 1996-1997, 1999

MDRT is the premier association of financial professionals. MDRT status designation is granted for one year and members must apply every year to continue their affiliation with the MDRT


National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award 2011-2015

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry


National Quality Award 1996-2006, 2008-2010

Award recognizing persistency and performance


National Sales Achievement Award 1997-1999, 2002-2004

Award recognizing performance

Curtis R Estes

Curtis R Estes, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Wealth Management Advisor


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